Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 872 897 1082
Rank change year-on-year +25 +185 +113
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 16 26 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.22% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 16
10th Percentile £46,500 " £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £37,500 £40,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% - -14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile " £80,000 £60,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -14.29%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,195 11,925 20,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.41% 12.39% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,668 9,220 15,035
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,594 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 16 £60,000 +33.33% 19
UK excluding London +16 13 £60,000 +33.33% 19
West Midlands -15 6 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Midlands -21 6 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Work from Home -162 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England - 5 £52,500 - 2
London - 3 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 6
South West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 12 (75.00%) Python
1 12 (75.00%) Automotive
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) C
3 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 8 (50.00%) IEC 61508
5 8 (50.00%) C++
5 8 (50.00%) Social Skills
6 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (37.50%) FlexRay
7 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
8 5 (31.25%) MISRA
8 5 (31.25%) Ruby
8 5 (31.25%) Electronics
8 5 (31.25%) Perl
8 5 (31.25%) POSIX
8 5 (31.25%) Open Source
8 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
8 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) IEC 62304
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 6 (37.50%) FlexRay
2 3 (18.75%) GSM
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (75.00%) Automotive
2 8 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Process Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (31.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (18.75%) Derivative
5 3 (18.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 3 (18.75%) Internet of Things
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) FMECA
5 3 (18.75%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (18.75%) People Management
5 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) C
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PhD
3 3 (18.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 5 (31.25%) MISRA
3 4 (25.00%) IEC 62304
3 4 (25.00%) MISRA C
4 3 (18.75%) HAZOP
5 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (6.25%) JTAG